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Rainy Day Patriots Meet to Discuss Strategy and Share Ideas

Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Rainy Day Patriots Meet to Discuss Strategy and Share Ideas


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, August 21, the Jefferson and Shelby County based Rainy Day Patriots gathered at Hoover Tactic...

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Executive Amnesty Could Happen this Week

Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Executive Amnesty Could Happen this Week


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Speculation is rampant in Washington that President Barack H. Obama could sign a series of Executive order...

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Armistead Appalled by Janet May’s Comments on Ferguson

Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Armistead Appalled by Janet May’s Comments on Ferguson

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead called recent comments by Janet May implying that the Fer...

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Bentley Wants Drone Plan

Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Bentley Wants Drone Plan


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Friday, August 21, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley (R) announced that he was creating, The Alabama Dron...

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State Senate Candidate says Tribal-State Compact Would Ease Budget Woes

Tuesday, 26 August 2014
State Senate Candidate says Tribal-State Compact Would Ease Budget Woes


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—State Senate Candidate Beau Doolittle believes that a gaming compact between the State and the Poarc...

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Sessions Visits America’s Last "Rubber" Glove Maker

Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Sessions Visits America’s Last


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, August 20, U.S. Senator Jeff Session was in Fayette County touring the Showa Best Glove factory...

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AAA-Like Program in NC “Fails Children,” Judge Rules it Unconstitutional

Tuesday, 26 August 2014
AAA-Like Program in NC “Fails Children,” Judge Rules it Unconstitutional


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

RALEIGH, NC – A State Superior Court judge in North Carolina has held a program strikingly similar to the Al...

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Work Begins for Community Plan to Fight Opiate Abuse and Addiction

Monday, 25 August 2014
Work Begins for Community Plan to Fight Opiate Abuse and Addiction


BIRMINGHAM—More than 40 people interested in developing a comprehensive strategy to address opiate abuse and addiction and quell the rising number of ...

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Byrne to Hold Senior Citizen’s Resource Fair and Roundtable

Monday, 25 August 2014
Byrne to Hold Senior Citizen’s Resource Fair and Roundtable


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Thursday, August 21, United States Congressman Bradley Byrne (R) from Montrose will be holding a specia...

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Alabama Can Lead the Way with Lifesaving Treatment

Monday, 25 August 2014
Alabama Can Lead the Way with Lifesaving Treatment


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—New guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics on RSV treatment will “pit premature babies’ fa...

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Bice to Tour Alabama to Explain Standards 2020 as Support for Common Core Drops

Monday, 25 August 2014
Bice to Tour Alabama to Explain Standards 2020 as Support for Common Core Drops


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Alabama School Superintendent Tommy Bice has been charged with selling a skeptical Alabama public on the S...

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Deadline Passes for Arguments in Rep. Barry Moore Case

Monday, 25 August 2014
Deadline Passes for Arguments in Rep. Barry Moore Case


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Wednesday, August 20, was the deadline for arguments to be filed before the State’s Supreme Court in...

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Education Policy Best Handled Locally

Monday, 25 August 2014
Education Policy Best Handled Locally


By U.S. Representative Bradley Byrne

It’s that time of the year again. Children all across Southwest Alabama are packing their backpacks, gathering the...

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Heads Roll at CAVHCS: Roby and Shelby Praise Decision

Monday, 25 August 2014
Heads Roll at CAVHCS: Roby and Shelby Praise Decision


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVCHS) Director James Talton and Chief of Staff Dr. Cliff Ro...

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Birmingham Officials Say City Can Handle Democratic National Convention

Monday, 25 August 2014
Birmingham Officials Say City Can Handle Democratic National Convention


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The City of Birmingham is intent on winning the Democratic National Convention.  Birmingham Mayor William ...

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Sessions Says White House More Concerned About Large Corporations than About Getting Our Citizens Back to Work

Monday, 25 August 2014
Sessions Says White House More Concerned About Large Corporations than About Getting Our Citizens Back to Work


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Monday August 18, "Politico" reported that the White House is holding meetings with corporate leaders t...

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Supreme Court Denies AG’s Writ in Sen. Barron Case

Monday, 25 August 2014
Supreme Court Denies AG’s Writ in Sen. Barron Case


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY—Earlier today, the Alabama Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision against Attorney General L...

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Ducking the Debate? Bentley, Griffith Meet at Candidate Forum (FULL VIDEO)

Monday, 25 August 2014
Ducking the Debate? Bentley, Griffith Meet at Candidate Forum (FULL VIDEO)

By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

ORANGE BEACH – Candidates for Alabama's highest elected offices met yesterday at Perdido Beach Resort for th...

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Sources Link AG's Chief Deputy to Plot to Remove Hart from Hubbard Investigation

Friday, 22 August 2014
Sources Link AG's Chief Deputy to Plot to Remove Hart from Hubbard Investigation


By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

MONTGOMERY— Forces inside the State’s Attorney General’s Office are once again conspiring to derail the public ...

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The Speaker Says, "Where There's Smoke, There's Fire" And I Believe Him (Opinion)

Friday, 22 August 2014
The Speaker Says,


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

Four years ago this month, when Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard was the Chairman of the Alabama Republican...

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Armistead Critical of Hillary

Friday, 22 August 2014
Armistead Critical of Hillary


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

The Republicans want control of the Senate, but they really want control of the White House when President...

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Roby Responds to VA Crackhouse Story

Friday, 22 August 2014
Roby Responds to VA Crackhouse Story


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Everyone in this country, who is paying attention, understands that the private sector can do just about a...

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New Poll Shows that Support for Common Core Has Dropped Among Teachers

Friday, 22 August 2014
New Poll Shows that Support for Common Core Has Dropped Among Teachers


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

It has not been a good summer for the controversial common core standards as more states have opted out of...

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Rainy Day Patriots Denounce Bice Pay Raise

Friday, 22 August 2014
Rainy Day Patriots Denounce Bice Pay Raise


By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Friday, August 15, Alabama’s reportedly largest Tea Party group, the Rainy Day Patriots, wrote a letter...

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Alabama House Majority Leader Being Sued by Regions Bank

Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Alabama House Majority Leader Being Sued by Regions Bank


By Lee Hedgepeth
Alabama Political Reporter

DECATUR – At a time when Alabama's top Republican in the GOP Supermajority-led House of Representatives is u...

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